Art Fairs

1-54 New York 2018 Edition

Pioneer Works, New York, United States
04 May 2018 - 06 May 2018

1-54-NY 2017 © KatrinaSorrentino

1-54-NY 2017 © KatrinaSorrentino

1-54 New York returns for its fourth edition at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn between the 4 – 6 May 2018.

Founded by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, 1-54 is the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora with annual editions in London, New York and Marrakech. Drawing reference to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, 1-54 is a sustainable and dynamic platform that is engaged in contemporary dialogue and exchange.

In this fourth edition, 1-54 will present 21 international exhibitors, the artworks of over 60 artists from Africa and its diaspora, alongside an extensive experiential programme of Special Projects and 1-54 FORUM programme of talks curated by Omar Berrada.

FORUM speakers, contributors, and performers are Derrick Adams, Sophia Azeb, Leilah Babirye, Hatim Belyamani, Phoebe Boswell, Aruna D’Souza, Emmanuel Iduma, NIC Kay, Lawrence Lemaoana, Joiri Minaya, Elaine Mokhtefi, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Nkiru Nzegwu, Remi Onabanjo, Jay Pather, Zina Saro-Wiwa, and Serubiri Moses.

Participating galleries:

50 Golborne (London, United Kingdom)
Afronova (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Aicon Gallery (New York, United States)
Catinca Tabacaru Gallery (New York, United States)
Elmarsa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates/Tunis, Tunisia)
Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
Gallery 1957 (Accra, Ghana)
Jack Bell Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
James Cohan Gallery (New York, United States)
Katharina Maria Raab (Berlin, Germany)
MAGNIN-A (Paris, France)
Officine dell’Immagine (Milan, Italy)
Retro Africa (Abuja, Nigeria)
Sapar Contemporary (New York, United States)
Sulger-Buel Lovell (London, United Kingdom)
TAFETA (London, United Kingdom)
Tyburn Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
Vigo Gallery (London, United Kingdom)

Exhibiting artists: Malala Andrialavidrazana, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Emo de Medeiros, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Admire Kamudzengerere, Lebohang Kganye, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Malick Sidibé and many more to discover here.


1:54 NY is located at Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn:

Pioneer Works
159 Pioneer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231


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